[ALSA-2021:1723] Low: sudo security and bug fix update
Type:
security
Severity:
low
Release date:
2021-05-18
Description:
The sudo packages contain the sudo utility which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes, without having to log in as root. Security Fix(es): * sudo: symbolic link attack in SELinux-enabled sudoedit (CVE-2021-23240) * sudo: possible directory existence test due to race condition in sudoedit (CVE-2021-23239) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • sudo-1.8.29-7.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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